Courses Exchange Display 2016-2017
|Course Description||To PDF|
|Course title||Operations Management|
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|Language of instruction||English|
Ability to understand and judge the role and functioning of quantitative models for decision making in the management of operations. Ability to use such models and derive managerial decisions.
The course focuses on methodologies that have shown to be indispensable for decision making in both production and service organisations. Topics which are covered include Process Analysis, Project Management, Quality Control, Capacity Planning, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Scheduling & Aggregate Planning, Material Requirements Planning, Lean Production/JIT, and Queueing Theory. Addressing these topics, several quantitative techniques that have shown to be successful in these areas will be discussed using examples and exercises. The course combines cases and exercise discussions, facilitated by students themselves.
Textbook: "Management of Operations and Product Development", prepared by Grigoriev and Foubert (Maastricht University). McGraw-Hill Custom Publishing.
Basic knowledge of the role and scope of Operations Management within Business. Moderate mathematical and statistical skills; ability to understand quantitative models and concepts.
An advanced level of English.
|Teaching methods||PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork|
|Assessment methods||Final Paper / Participation|
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